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  • leprkahn leprkahn Mar 23, 2000 12:16 AM Flag

    a short silence

    It is hard to conceive of why this share price
    has been so reluctant to move in the upwards
    direction. I can empathise with Easily-confused and
    Manboking and a few others who have been with this one on
    the long haul. My initial enthusiasm last fall has
    been tempered by the decline in my portfolio value. I
    too have wondered about the effect of the
    presidential race, but neither of the front runners are any
    threat to the privatisation of prisons. The odd thing is
    that pres election years are generally times for a
    boom in the stock market. However, if you take out the
    high tech effect the market has been in decline for
    the past year. I decided to increase my holdings in
    WHC at 9 3/4 but I may have to buy a little higher
    because the price now seems reluctant to dip there. With
    certain portions of the market teetering on collapse it
    is nice to have shares in something that is as
    secure as a government bond issue with 6 times the

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